William Hatcher

Program Director

William Hatcher

Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

The Graduate School

Education

  • Ph.D., Public Policy and Administration Mississippi State University, 2010

  • MPA, Public Administration Georgia College & State Univer, 2004

  • BS, Political Science and Governme Georgia College & State Univer, 2003

Awards & Honors

  • Co-editor-in-chief Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2017

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award Georgia Political Science Association, 2017

  • H. George Frederickson PA Times Best Article Award American Society for Public Administration, 2016

  • Distinguished Education Leader Award, Excellent Student Support Student Government Association at Eastern Kentucky University, 2014

  • Distinguished Education Leader Award, Outstanding Service Student Government Association at Eastern Kentucky University, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PADM 7000

    Directed Reading: Directed NP Marketing
  • PADM 6300

    Public Budgeting
  • POLS 4990

    Undergrad Research: Integrated Studies Research
  • PADM 6700

    Urban Govt. Admin.
  • PADM 6900

    Graduate Internship
  • POLS 4950

    Pol. Science Selected Topics
  • PADM 6000

    Survey of Public Admin

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Defining and Aligning Community Development and Public Administration: Using Administrative Practices to Design Better Communities, 2018
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Public Health Issues in 2016 Presidential Campaign Communications, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Capacity and Constraints of Small MPA Programs: A Survey of Program Directors. , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cyber Institute | MPA Cybersecurity Workforce Study. A report for the Augusta University Cyber Institute. , 2017
    Research Report
  • [Review of How Politics Makes Us Sick: Neoliberal Epidemics by Ted Schnrecker and Clare Bambra] , 2016
    Book Review

Department Service

  • Search committee for assistant professor of political science 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Graduate Council 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search committee for the chair of the Political Science Department 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MPA Nucleus Faculty 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Faculty Workgroup for the BA in Integrative Studies for Pamplin College 2016 - Present

  • Faculty Council for Pamplin 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Phi Kappa Phi 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • University Senate 2017 - Present

    Role: University Senate Service
  • Faculty workgroup for Unicas design and implementation 2016 - Present

  • Senate Budget Advisory, Information Technology and University Resources 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate Faculty Nominations Subcommittee of Graduate Council 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • Journal of Public Affairs Education 2017 - Present

    Role: Editor
  • Small MPA Programs Section for NASPAA 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Sullivan Foundation Advisory Board for Sullivan Service Corps Grant 2016 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Research committee for NASPAA 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Journal of Urban Planning and Development 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • Greater Augusta Arts Council 2017 - 2017

    Role: Workshop Organizer
  • Board of Adjustment, Richmond, Kentucky 2012 - 2015

    Role: Chairperson